Pistons' Christian Wood fully recovered from coronavirus

Ruben Hill
March 26, 2020

Detroit Pistons big man Christian Wood appears to be fully healthy after he was diagnosed with the coronavirus.

The Pistons forward has "fully recovered" and is 'feeling great, ' his agent Adam Pensack told WXYZ.

He reportedly has to pass a few medical tests and is expected to be cleared March 26.

One of the first National Basketball Association players to test positive for the coronavirus reportedly has made a full recovery. He scored a season-high 32 points against the 76ers on March 11, which was right before the National Basketball Association suspended its season due to the coronavirus. The team and staff self-isolated since. Overall, 17 members of the Pistons' traveling party was tested, according to the Free Press. Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell were the first two National Basketball Association players to test positive for the coronavirus.

The 24-year-old Wood was in the midst of a breakout season prior to play being suspended.

Wood has averaged 13.1 points and 6.3 rebounds this season, his fourth in the league, in more than 21 minutes per game for the Pistons.

The UNLV product had a career-best 32 points against the 76ers on March 11.

Wood was the third National Basketball Association player at the time to test positive for the coronavirus, behind Utah Jazz stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell.

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